On Friday 12 Apr 2013, Claudius Hubig wrote:
> Dear David,
> David Goodenough wrote:
> > I have a PcEngines WRAP board, which has 64MB of memory and a CF disk.
> > Unpacking replacement traceroute ...
> > dpkg-deb (subprocess): decompressing archive member: lzma error: Cannot
> > allocate memory
> > dpkg-deb: error: subprocess <decompress> returned error exit status 2
> > Any ideas?
> If nothing else helps, you could try to use a temporary swap file.
> While not perfect for the lifetime of the CF card and probably
> horribly slow, it’s better than nothing.
Yes that works, but it is not something I would want to do repeatedly
to the CF. It does seem odd that such tiny DEBs need such a large amount
of memory to uncompress them.